Can People With Diabetes Consume Sports Drinks

As we age, it is common to be treated for more than one medical condition at a time, for example, diabetes, high blood pressure and arthritis. To manage these conditions, patients are often prescribed more than one medication to be taken each day. However, taking multiple medications can be challenging to work into your daily … Read more

Diabetes Makes Sports Especially Challenging. Marlee Fray Wants to Help

There’s no doubt about it — type 1 diabetes makes sports very complicated. We have to stay constantly mindful of our blood sugar levels, food intake, and insulin use. It’s a distraction even at the best of times. At worst, it can completely ruin a workout or competition. Many athletic careers have been cut short … Read more

What to Know About the Iranian Female Climber Who Competed Without a Hijab

Thus article was originally published by Vogue. The recent protests in Iran have drawn attention to the country over the last month.  Against this backdrop of international scrutiny, Iranian rock climber Elnaz Rekabi recently competed without her hijab—an action that was seen by many as a gesture of protest, though it is unclear if this … Read more

WATCH: Mustang, the Ford Ranger of sports cars | The Citizen

The Ford Mustang has always been a love it or hate it kind of car. Even back in 1964 when they first hit the streets, they came and caused upheaval in a heavily populated muscle car era that would have had the likes of Pontiac’s GTO, Plymouth’s Sport Fury, Dodge’s Polara, Studebaker’s Lark, Oldsmobile’s 4-4-2, … Read more

States Banning Trans Students From Sports Outnumber Trans Athletes in Some Places

Fischer Wells helped start her school’s field hockey team, recruiting other students when there weren’t enough to play. The 13-year-old Kentuckian started off the season, according to the Washington Post, but a month in, Fischer was reportedly notified that Kentucky High School Athletic Association forbid her from playing girls’ sports because she is transgender. Eventually, … Read more

Duke Volleyball Player Rachel Richardson Called Out Racism From a BYU Fan

While a record-breaking crowd of 5,507 watched the game between Brigham Young University and Duke University last week, an athlete was heckled by a BYU volleyball fan with racial slurs. According to The News & Observer, Rachel Richardson, a 19-year-old Black sophomore and volleyball player at Duke, told her father Marvin Richardson that she felt … Read more

Black Women in Sports Chose Themselves This Year

Without a doubt, society continues to fail to show up and protect and value Black women on and off the court. Naomi Osaka is no stranger to the type of societal scrutiny and backlash that comes from showing up as your full self, something she demonstrated when she took a stand for her mental well-being … Read more

Beloved Oilers fan Ben Stelter dies after fight with cancer: ‘The world lost the most special boy’ |

Ben Stelter, the six-year-old Edmonton Oilers fan who captured the hearts of not only the team, but all Edmontonians, has died. “The world lost the most special boy and an absolute hero last night,” his dad Mike Stelter said in a statement posted to Twitter on Tuesday. “Ben, you were the best son we could … Read more

The Downsides of High Schools Pushing Start Times Later

There’s a growing movement to shift high school start times later, in the hopes of better aligning school schedules with the natural sleep schedules of teens. The goal, advocates say, is to make sure students are better rested — and even improve their grades. In 2019, California governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill Number 328 … Read more